Ever since they were introduced, tablets have becomes very popular among people from all cross-sections of the society. However, they have been lapped up more by students than anyone else because of their comfortable size, ease of carrying, and efficient connectivity. Lightweight computing and taking down of notes in classrooms is now very easy for students courtesy these tablets. Here is a look at some of the budget friendly Android tablets that students can buy in 2013.
We have restricted ourselves only to Android based tablets. Of course they are also good quality tablets that are very efficient and helpful to students. Though iPad remains the dream of most people, it is quite expensive (more than $500) and thus cannot find a place in this list of tablets that are all included because of their affordability.
Google Nexus 7
This 7 inch tablet from Google has got to be at the top of the list of very high quality tablets for students. Surprisingly Nexus 7 is also quite inexpensive at around $200. It is equipped with a super fast 1.2 GHz quad core processor and a 12 core graphic processor. It has a solid 1 GB of RAM and if you can make do with 16 GB memory, this one is a very good tablet for you. You can get 32 GB onboard memory if you spend $50 more. It runs on the latest Android Jelly Bean OS and has a very bright and sharp display. It weighs only 340 grams making it extremely portable. There is 1.2 MP camera in front for making video calls.
Galaxy Tab 2
Samsun g is the undisputed leader in the tablet world today because of high efficiency and great performance of its tablets. Galaxy tab 2 may be there for quite some time but it is still one of the best and yet inexpensive tablet option for price sensitive students. It has 1 GB dual core processor with 1 GB of RAM, 7 inch high resolution display, 8 GB of memory, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi connectivity and the latest Android Jelly Bean 4.0 OS. The tablet is available at just $170.
Ainol Novo 7 Venus
This tablet may not belong to a giant electronics company but it certainly is packed with all the latest features and specifications and is yet pocket friendly being available for just $129. It has high resolution display on 7 inch screen, a blazing fast quad core processor, Jelly Bean 4.2 OS, dual cameras and onboard 16 GB of memory. It has a minimalistic design that looks quite elegant.
This tablet from Kindle is a surprise package for students. Till now Kindle was a name that reigned supreme only in the world of e-book readers. But with this inexpensive yet highly efficient tablet, Kindle has carved a niche for itself in tablet world also. Available at just $199, Kindle Fire has 7 inch of HD display, has 1.2 GHz dual core processor, and a dual antenna Wi-Fi to make downloads extremely fast.